The Crane Chandelier Project in Brooklyn

Tonite, The Brooklyn Pop-up Wedding Chapel has its first public special event! From 6pm-8pm, The Wedding Co. all the way from Toronto will be there with their Crane Chandelier on display and everyone can come in to learn how to make an origami Crane from the expert ladies themselves, Catherine & Stephanie! They came all the way from Canada for this so it’s not to be missed!

The Wedding Co. is building a chandelier from origami cranes signed by brides and grooms from around the globe. It’s their goal to collect 10,000 of these peaceful tokens of love: For each one they receive, they’ll donate 50¢ to cancer research. How cool is that?? As an engaged bride or groom, this is your opportunity to contribute to a community and an art installation piece. Not engaged? Then participate by coming by and folding a crane or just by spreading the word!

I’m hoping to pop up so I can learn how to finally make a paper crane!  Here’s what else is happening this weekend:

FRIDAY JUNE 5
6-8pm Wedding Co.’s Cranes Chandelier Project, Origami Crane demonstration

SATURDAY JUNE 6
12-2pm Lunch with Lisa Hoffman, Ceci NY, “How to Create a Creative Invitation Suite”
6pm Share a drink with us to celebrate the opening of the Brooklyn Pop-Up Wedding Series

SUNDAY JUNE 7
12-1pm Kimberly Canale of Inspired Goodness demonstrates developing a set of printed goods for your wedding
1-2pm The ladies at Ice Cream Social discusses their motif design process AND host an actual ice cream social
2-3pm Inspired Goodness gives good ideas on out-of-towner packages with Brooklyn style
3pm Anna Beckman demonstrates her fun and unique calligraphy style

[images from Ruth]

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Renegade Craft Fair this weekend

Woohoo….its my second favorite time of year…Renegade Craft Fair weekend!  Check it out this weekend at McCarren Park in Williamsburg from 11-7pm.  And while you’re in Williamsburg, pop by the Popup Wedding Chapel!

[image from Renegade Craft Fair]

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Pop-up chapel details

I’ve finally got some more details for you about the Pop-up Chapel in Brooklyn next month…

One lucky couple will win a free wedding package at the Pop-up Chapel, which will be styled and designed by Martha Stewart Weddings with over $20,000 in services provided by The Wedding Library, including a free ceremony, cake, catered reception, live music, veil, tux rental, wedding photography, jewelry for the bride from Tigerlilly Jewelry and a free 7-day honeymoon from Sandals! Martha Stewart Weddings will feature the lucky lovebirds on www.marthastewartweddings.com. Couples have until June 5 to enter for a chance to win. All entries must be sent to chapel@303grandnyc.com.

Can you believe it?  Free everything, styling by Martha Stewart Wedding, vendors from Wedding Library, PLUS a 7-day honeymoon?  You HAVE to try for this!  You’ve got til June 5 so get those entries in.

[image by Ditte Isager/Martha Stewart Weddings Summer 2009]

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